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Morus rubra
Distinguishing Features: Dark reddish-black blackberry-like fruits, leaves may be irregularly lobed
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Form at maturity: Upright spreading to rounded tree, that typically grows to 35-50 feet (less frequently to 80 feet) tall
  • Leaf: Ovate to oblong-ovate, toothed, lobed and unlobed, usually dark green leaves (to 5 inches long) turns yellow in fall, have heart-shaped bases
  • Flower: Dioecious, greenish flowers in small catkin-like spikes
  • Bark: Gray-brown and quite irregular with long, scaly ridges. Younger trees are often orangish, especially when wet
  • Fruit or Seed: Blackberry-like fruits (to 1 inch long) that are reddish to dark purple in color
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